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Help! Tomb room markers

AbellaKellaherAbellaKellaher Posts: 660 Member
Trying to create a secret room in a science lab - however the tomb room marker is only allowing me to place it on the uppermost level of the basement. I can't seem to find anyplace telling me how to place them on lower levels. Is anyone able to tell me how by chance?

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  • GreenCatsGreenCats Posts: 9,313 Member
    Your build sounds really fun!

    I can add tomb markers to the lower basement without issue. Have you tested in another save file, world, lot, and build to try to figure out what could be causing the problem?
    You can still find me on my old My page (http://mypage.thesims3.com/mypage/GreenCats), and see more of my game-play pictures and CC-free uploads at gcsims.com
  • JessabeansJessabeans Posts: 3,346 Member
    edited May 1
    Tomb markers float, even if it's in a basement if the game considers it under the water table it "underwater" and won't work properly. If you use mods, there is a fix around for it somewhere. Can you try building it in a different world like greencats suggested?
  • AbellaKellaherAbellaKellaher Posts: 660 Member
    I have tried different saves, and loading the venue, dozing the lot, replacing. I'm pretty sure you're right about the water table, as it's the science facility on Isla Paradiso. I'll definitely try loading it in a different world and placing it there. Will it transfer over to Isla Paradiso properly if it places properly into another world? So new to the entire tomb thing, imagine me running around a bouncy house with a blind fold on lol :) I wish I could click on both awesome and insightful for both of your comments! Thank you!
  • JessabeansJessabeans Posts: 3,346 Member
    edited May 2
    I wish I knew more about a way to overcome it. I would hate for you to build it successfully only to have it not work in the intended spot. I will let you know if I find out. I suppose it could be tested with a very basic lot.

    I only recently found out about the water table thing from watching MandyMod's youtube tutorial on tombs. Her fix for it is here (I was on my phone early and couldn't find it.) https://mandymodsims.wordpress.com/2017/06/18/tomb-room-marker-fix/


    The blind folded in a bouncy castle thing is spot on. While I'm happy tomb building items are available, they can be so confusing at first.
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  • GreenCatsGreenCats Posts: 9,313 Member
    I hadn't even thought about the water level but I'm sure Jessa is right about that. I've had other bugs as a consequence of this--lowered terrain filling up with water etc. It's good that there is at least a CC solution to the tomb marker problem.

    If you don't want to use CC, unfortunately I guess it's either build in a different spot (higher up or in a different world), or perhaps introduce a hill to the lot itself (which would raise the basement level up) if that wouldn't interfere with your design too much.

    This game has such a wonderful variety of features, but it often feels like they haven't been properly tested together.
    You can still find me on my old My page (http://mypage.thesims3.com/mypage/GreenCats), and see more of my game-play pictures and CC-free uploads at gcsims.com
  • AbellaKellaherAbellaKellaher Posts: 660 Member
    Woot, took it to Apaloosa, added the markers, saved to library, placed it in my game and the markers were there right where they were suppose to be! I'm so happy! Thanks so much for your help, guys!!
  • GreenCatsGreenCats Posts: 9,313 Member
    Wonderful! So pleased for you :) Will you be sharing your build?
    You can still find me on my old My page (http://mypage.thesims3.com/mypage/GreenCats), and see more of my game-play pictures and CC-free uploads at gcsims.com
  • AbellaKellaherAbellaKellaher Posts: 660 Member
    GreenCats wrote: »
    Wonderful! So pleased for you :) Will you be sharing your build?

    Probably at some point :) I'm still working some of it out, and I'm sure it's not very exciting but I'm pleased with it so far :)
  • GreenCatsGreenCats Posts: 9,313 Member
    That's great! Good luck with it :)
    You can still find me on my old My page (http://mypage.thesims3.com/mypage/GreenCats), and see more of my game-play pictures and CC-free uploads at gcsims.com
  • JessabeansJessabeans Posts: 3,346 Member
    I am so happy that worked! Good luck with your tomb, I hope to see it if you do share.
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